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John Reilly and The Smooth Operators perform

The Definitive Burt Bacharach Songbook

, 7:30pm Buxton Opera Housebutton--dates-and-timesDates & Times

A sophisticated masterclass in melody, honouring Burt Bacharach, writer of over 60 USA top 40 hits for Dionne Warwick, Dusty Springfield, Aretha Franklin, Elvis Presley, Gene Pitney, The Carpenters and so many more. You may have forgotten how many songs you hear every day were written by Burt Bacharach. Join us for a night to remember!

Atlantic recording artist John Reilly fronts this concert with his spiritual and soulful vocals, backed by Britain’s finest session musicians who have played with Paul Carrack, Take That, The Spice Girls and Lighthouse Family. Female vocals are elegantly performed by Rachel Raynor and the Musical Director overseeing this dazzling non-stop parade of classic songs is Canadian pianist and composer Lewis Nitikman.

“A must see for all music lovers.”

Billy Hui, BBC Radio Merseyside

“A wonderful collection of songs just as they were meant to be heard.”

Eliot Kennedy

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  • Price: £28